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Honesty

In the morning
Before the stars open to the sun’s embrace
Each sound is amplified

Your senses are heightened
Without the noise of humanity
The time before the human awakes… 37 more words

“The only reward of virtue is virtue;
the only way to have a friend is to be a friend.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship Quotes

The Perfect Life

The perfect life seems like a silly ideal. Yet it is through our striving for ideals that we make progress.

I have decided to start a blog about the perfect life. 229 more words

Ambition

New Testament: Christians Must Set Example, Not Follow

I was touched by two readings I found in Magnifcat yesterday. The first was from the morning prayer of the Church and the second you would have heard at Mass. 440 more words

Narcissism and the Internet, a self-examination for Christian bloggers

In Greek mythology, Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection and was unable to leave the pool of water in which he saw it. This is the source of our term “narcissism” which refers to a fixation with oneself. 197 more words

Greek Mythology

Two Modes of Criticism of Technological Mastery

Within the popular imagination technological progress is typically viewed as a defining mark of the value of North American and Western European civilization. However, there are many vocal critics of the project of limitless technological progress and so called technological mastery. 1,381 more words

Philosophy